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Elena Hight

Ski and Snowboard

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  • 2006
  • 2010
Name: Elena Hight
Sport:
Snowboarding
Discipline:
Halfpipe
Height:
5’1”
Current Residence:
South Lake Tahoe, Calif. 

Olympic Experience:

  • 2010 Olympic Winter Games, 10th place
  • 2006 Olympic Winter Games, 6th place

Career Highlights:

  • 2013, World Cup Sochi, 9th place
  • 2013, X Games Tignes, silver medalist
  • 2013, X Games Aspen, silver medalist
  • 2012, World Championships, 6th place
  • 2012, X Games Tignes, silver medalist
  • 2012, X Games Aspen, silver medalist
  • 2012, U.S. Grand Prix Mammoth Mountain, 1st place
  • 2012, U.S. Open, 1st place
  • 2010, U.S. Grand Prix Mammoth Mountain, 2nd place

Fun Facts: She started snowboarding when she was 6 years old ... Elena was the first woman to land a 900 as a 13-year-old ... Was homeschooled so she could travel and compete ... First snowboarder (male or female) to land a double backside alley-oop rodeo in a halfpipe competition ... Enjoys rock climbing, surfing, cooking and yoga

Learn more: 
U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association

 

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